Moving back to Africa within a few months means checking to ensure that all important vaccinations are up to date. Lo and behold, this Burundi-bound bunch needed more than a few immunizations and boosters... a combined total of 47 shots.
47 vaccinations averages about 3 shots per person, for the prevention of
several undesirable diseases, all of which the McCropder doctors saw while working in Kenya, including Hepatitis, pertussis, rabies, and
It seemed only fair that the injection duty be shared amongst the willing parties... including Sarah, Kathryn, and even Anna, who had no qualms whatsoever about learning how to poke a needle into Aunt Sarah.
Thinking about vaccinations and medical care just makes us all the more eager to arrive in Burundi in a few short months.